It is quintessentially Chinese fine dining, where the stateliness of the interior continues on the plate: Chef Mikiya Imagawa's creations—especially with dried seafood such as abalone, sea cucumber, and fish maw—have earned the restaurant its legendary renown.
Within Yu Lei’s iconic flower-themed dining rooms, traditional Shanghainese and Chinese cuisine is transformed into intricate modern-day culinary marvels.
Whether braised or soup, the chef’s signature dishes attest to his supreme devotion to serving only the finest meals. And that’s only for starters. Diners can enjoy an enticing multi-course menu amid a distinctively sophisticated setting. With flavor-led cooking that brings to life the best of Chinese cuisine, Yu Lei provides a world-class contemporary dining experience.
Due to limited seating capacity, reservations are highly encouraged.
Chef Mikiya Imagawa, the son of a Chinese restaurant owner, has devoted himself to Chinese cuisine for 35 years. Following his highly regarded stints in famous Chinese restaurants and luxury hotels all over Japan, he joined the KO Dining Group in Hong Kong as the head chef of Yu Lei, a high-end Chinese restaurant, in 2011.
Just a year after holding the said position at Yu Lei, the restaurant received the much-sought-after Michelin star.
Moreover, his achievements include…